Recession risks are uncomfortably high and rising. President Trump’s trade war, the potential for a no-deal Brexit, and mounting uncertainty created by the fast-approaching presidential elections are serious threats to the economic expansion. The Federal Reserve will work hard to avoid a downturn, but calibrating monetary policy correctly won’t be easy. Join Mark Zandi, Chief Economist and Dante DeAntonio, Senior Economist, for a focused discussion on the risk and opportunities facing the economic outlook.
12:00 PM Registration, Welcome & Buffet Lunch
12:30 PM U.S. Macro Outlook
Speaker: Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics
Mark M. Zandi is chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, where he directs economic research. Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody’s Corp., is a leading provider of economic research, data and analytical tools. Dr. Zandi is a cofounder of the company Economy.com, which Moody’s purchased in 2005.
Dante DeAntonio is an economist with Moody’s Analytics. Dante specializes in the U.S. labor market and regional economics. He conducts labor market research on various topics in partnership with ADP Research Institute.